Campus Announcements

CEC Spaghetti Luncheon, Thursday, April 2nd.

Classified Employee Council is sponsoring a Spring Fling on Thursday, April 2, 2015 from 11:30 to 1:15 to be held in the Richardson Hall Foyer. The event is sponsored by the Classified Employee Council and is open to all faculty and staff.

Enjoy a nice lunch with friends and co-workers. All you can eat spaghetti, salad, bread sticks and a drink for $10.00. Advanced tickets are available.

A dessert auction will begin at 12:30. Proceeds will benefit the CEC Scholarship Fund.
Thank you for your support.

Wild Wing Wednesday

Tonight is Wild Wing Wednesday @ Vistas. Come up to the restaurant between 5pm and 9pm and enjoy an order of boneless or bone-in wings for only $3.00. Make it a meal by adding an order of fries and a 20 ounce bottled soda or water for only $6.50.

Equity in Sports Conference – Free – Register now!

We would like to invite student, faculty and staff to attend the Inaugural ACE Conference on “Equity In Sports and Other Arenas” on April 10-11 at ASU.
Our featured speaker is Dr. Pat Griffin:
The conference if FREE and open to the public.
On Friday, April 10, we will hold a Safe Zone training from 1pm to 4pm in the Art Building.
On Saturday, April 11, the following sessions will be held in McDaniel Hall Room 101:

9am to 10am “LGBTQ Inclusion in Athletics: Successes and On-Going Challenges”

10:15am to 11:45am “It’s About Teamwork: Creating LGBTQ Inclusive Climates on Sports Teams”

Noon to 1:30pm Kindred Spirits/CIELO Luncheon “Tell Your Coming Out Story” (Student Union Building)

2pm to 3:30pm “What’s Your Game Plan? Strategies for LGBTQ Inclusion in Athletics”

Please RSVP here:

Or, contact: or if you are interested in attending or have any questions.

Meditation Wednesdays at 5:30pm in Campus Ministry

Come by the Campus Ministry room and join others in a meditation circle. There is no experience necessary and all are welcome. We are located inside the Student Life Center of the SUB. The session begins at 5:30 and goes until about 6:00. Call 587-7516 for more information.

Poker Club

Thursday in the loft poker club free to the public, staff and students. Sign up at 7 start playing at 730.

Sandhill Review Submissions Due Today (Wednesday)

Today (Wednesday, April 1) is the last day to submit your work for the spring edition of the Sandhill Review. Email your fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, screenplays, and artwork to! Get your work published!

Create Your Own Animation!

From South Park to Chicken Run, animation can create captivating stories in unique worlds. This May semester, enroll in COMM 179 / 379 / 579 – Intro to Animation to learn how to create your own 2D and 3D stop-motion films, adding voice-over and special effects to tell an original story. Class meets M-F 2-4:45pm, May 18th – June 5th. Contact Visiting Assistant Professor Danny Ledonne for more info:

summer ENG 101 and ENG 203 filling fast

There’s still time to register for two great summer classes: ENG 101 (Com Arts 1) and ENG 203 (Major Themes in Literature), but they are filling fast! Make your move today!
To register, contact One Stop. For more info, contact

safeTALK Suicide Intervention Workshops Available!

Two separate 3-hour safeTALK Suicide Intervention workshops are scheduled for next week! The workshops will be held from 9 – noon on Tuesday, April 7, and from 1 – 4 on Wednesday, April 8. These workshops provide participants basic skills in recognizing suicide warning signs and on intervening with the person at risk. The workshops are being provided to the ASU community free-of-charge by the ASU Counseling Center. To register, contact Gregg Elliott or Lis Tomlin in the ASU Counseling Center at 587-7746.

Work-Study Opportunity Available

Are you looking for a work-study position that will give you the opportunity to gain the necessary office experience that so many employers demand, but few are willing to offer?

The Records Office is looking for a work-study student with outstanding work ethic, attention to detail, and a desire to learn new skills. This student must be able to begin immediately and work through the upcoming summer and fall semesters. Student will be responsible for assisting with administrative duties. This includes entering data into our computer system, answering phones, filing, and other general office duties.

If you are interested, please send a resume and letter of interest to

Are you ready to “Opt-In” on your own wellness?

Don’t miss Molly Fiore’s presentation “Opting In” on Monday, April 6 from 3:00 – 4:30 in McD 101. Molly’s presentation is part of ASU’s Mental Health Awareness Week activities. FREE PIZZA PROVIDED!!

Looking for your next adventure? Rock climbing and yoga with ASAP- 4/17-18

Post-Spring Break blues got you down? Looking for your next outdoor adventure but don’t know where to go or what to do? We’ve got you covered!
Join ASAP as we get outside April 17th and 18th! What a better way to spend the weekend than climbing up a rock face here in the San Luis Valley and doing yoga?! Learn instructional top-rope rock climbing and relaxing yoga from our experienced ASAP staff while enjoying crazy-good food and people who are just stoked to get outside! Warm weather and good times, who could ask for more?!
Cost: $30
Priority and FYF Members: $25
Registration Deadline: 6pm Wednesday, April 15th

Student Scholar Day Conference This Week

Please join us for the Eight Annual Student Scholar Days Conference on Thursday, April 2 & Friday, April 3 in McDaniel Hall.

Oral presentations will be given in McD 101 and printed research posters will be on display in the Solarium. We have an interesting group of academic presentations designed by amazing Adams State students.

Reference this link for the schedule of events:

We look forward to seeing you at the presentations later in the week.
Please email with any questions.

Thank you,
Student Scholar Days Committee

Sustainability 101 Course at ASU this Summer

Visiting professor, Dr. Nick Parker, formerly of Texas Tech University, will teach a new course offering this summer at Adams State University related to sustainability. Dr. Parker earned his doctorate in Wildlife and Fisheries Science from Texas A&M University; he obtained a Master’s Degree in Science from Memphis State University. His primary interests are rural economic development, integrated agriculture systems, value-added products and renewable energy. Through instruction and examples of practical application during site visits throughout the Valley, this course will provide attendees with an overview of key environmental challenges, worldwide viewpoints and will propose business solutions to these challenges. The course will empower attendees to take action and improve both their local and the global environment.
The class will be held from June 1, 2015 to Saturday June 6, 2015 in room 142 of ASU’s School of Business. Class will run Monday through Thursday at 6pm to 9pm, 4pm to 9pm on Friday, and 9am to 5pm on Saturday. Both ASU students and the community members are welcome to attend. The course is available both for credit for students and non-credit for non-students. Students can register through ASU as they would any other course (Sustainability 101, ID 179, and CRN 11565). Community members who wish to sign up for the class should get in touch with Karl Jolliff directly. For more information, or for help with registering, please contact Karl Jolliff at or call at 719-587-8209.

Green Chili Stew – Wednesday

SACNAS will be selling green chili stew, tortilla, drink, and a mini dessert for $5 on Wednesday from 11:30-1pm in Porter Hall. Your support is much appreciated!